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American legal english : using language in legal contexts

Author: Debra S Lee, J.D.; Charles Hall, Jr.; Susan M Barone
Publisher: Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2007.
Series: Michigan series in English for academic & professional purposes.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"This text is an introduction to basic legal information and the U.S. legal system that addresses the major areas of law and provides actual cases and statutes so that students can become familiar with legal syntax and legal vocabulary."--Jacket.
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Lee, Debra S., J.D.
American legal english.
Ann Arbor : University of Michigan Press, ©2007
(OCoLC)664515867
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Debra S Lee, J.D.; Charles Hall, Jr.; Susan M Barone
ISBN: 0472032062 9780472032068
OCLC Number: 173240081
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xiii, 298 pages : illustrations, forms ; 26 cm.
Contents: Origin of the American legal system --
Legal authorities and reasoning --
Criminal law --
Civil procedure --
Torts --
Products liability --
Contracts --
The negotiation --
Writing activities --
Reading activities --
Communication activities --
Grammar activities --
Culture activities --
Student resources.
Series Title: Michigan series in English for academic & professional purposes.
Responsibility: Debra S. Lee, Charles Hall, Susan M. Barone.

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